2010 Toyota PRIUS PLUG-IN HYBRID Air Bags Side Window Recall

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2010 Toyota PRIUS PLUG-IN HYBRID Air Bags Side Window Recall

 NHTSA Recall #106815
NHTSA Compaign #16V487000
MFG Compaign #Toyota G0U Lexus GLJ
 ManufacturerToyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
 Model Year2010
 Date of notification17/10/16
 Begin date of manufacuring27/11/09
 End date of manufacturing21/10/10
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received30/06/16
 Report created30/06/16
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units482002
 Defect summaryToyota motor engineering & manufacturing (toyota) is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 toyota prius, 2010 and 2012 toyota prius plug-in hybrid, and 2011-2012 lexus ct200h vehicles. A weld in the curtain shield air bag inflator may crack causing one or both portions of the inflator to eject into the passenger cabin.
 Consequence summaryIf either portion of the curtain shield air bag inflator ejects into the passenger cabin, there is an increased risk of injury to vehicle occupants.
 Corrective actionToyota will notify owners, and dealers will install retention brackets to the curtain shield air bags, free of charge. The recall began on october 17, 2016. Owners may contact toyota customer service department at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is toyota g0u, and lexus glj.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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